Sunday, October 13, 2013

End of Event Meme

1. Which hour was most daunting for you?
Hour 18 - 12 a.m.
2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?
Any Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse series - I'm hooked thanks to my bff
3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?
Nothing that comes to mind
4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?
Changing seating positions more frequently and having great snacks!
5. How many books did you read?
1
6. What were the names of the books you read?
Good In Bed by Jennifer Weiner

7. Which book did you enjoy most?
BITE
8. Which did you enjoy least?
Good In Bed
9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders?
Wasn't a cheerleader
10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time?



Most definitely will participate again and as a reader





my reading pile 







Hour 20 - 2 a.m.

Hour  20 2 a.m.
Time Began 2:15
Name of Book Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor   
Pages Read this hour  Page Started 228 / Page Ended 258
Minutes Read this hour 45
Total Pages 610
Total Minutes Read 655 minutes = 10 hours 15 minutes
Comments After a great day of reading, we're headed to bed 


Hour 19 - 1 a.m.

Hour  19 1 a.m.
Time Began 1:15 a.m.
Name of Book Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
Pages Read this hour  Page Started 1 / Ended on 21
Minutes Read this hour 35
Total Pages 580
Total Minutes Read 610 minutes
Comments This hour Jenn & I decided to try Two for the Dough by Janet Evanvoich  


Hour 18 - 12 a.m.

Hour  18 12 a.m.
Time Began 12:25
Name of Book Girl at Sea by Maureen Johnson /     
Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor   
Pages Read this hour  Page Started 1 / Ended on 18                                  Page Started 218 / Ended on 228
Minutes Read this hour 30
Total Pages 559
Total Minutes Read 575 minutes
Comments


Jenn & I started Girl At Sea but decided to switched back to our other books and would come back to Girl At Sea later if we felt up to it. Eyes are feeling really sleepy right now

Cherry Cheesecake Dip - Totally Delicious

Hour 17 - 11 p.m.

Hour  17 11 p.m.
Time Began 11:15
Name of Book Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor   
Pages Read this hour  Page Started 178 / Ended on 218
Minutes Read this hour 45
Total Pages 531
Total Minutes Read 545 minutes
Comments Finished all short stories except for one - changing books for the moment 

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Hour 16 - 10 p.m.

Hour  16 10 p.m.
Time Began 10:10
Name of Book Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor   
Pages Read this hour  Page Started 135 / Ended on 178
Minutes Read this hour
40
Total Pages 491
Total Minutes Read 500 minutes
Comments Loved the short storys from Hamilton, Harris, Davidson so far on the one from Knight 


Time is flying

Hour 15 - 9 p.m.

Hour  15 9 p.m.
Time Began 9:01
Name of Book Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor   
Pages Read this hour  Page Started 115 / Ended on 135
Minutes Read this hour 25
Total Pages 448
Total Minutes Read 460 minutes
Comments Back at Home 


Hour 14 - 8 p.m.

Hour  14 8 p.m.
Time Began 8:27 p.m.
Name of Book Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor   
Pages Read this hour  Page Started 87 / Ended on 115
Minutes Read this hour 30
Total Pages 428
Total Minutes Read 435 minutes
Comments Starbucks


Hour 13 - 7 p.m.

Hour  13 7 p.m.
Time Began 7:01
Name of Book Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor  (so far the 1st & 2nd short story)
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on 43 / Ended on 87
Minutes Read this hour 35
Total Pages 400
Total Minutes Read 405 minutes
Comments Supper at CiCi's & reading


Hour 12 - 6 p.m.

Hour  12 6 p.m.
Time Began N/A
Name of Book Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor  (so far the 1st & 2nd short story)
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on  43 / Ended on 43
Minutes Read this hour 0
Total Pages 356
Total Minutes Read 370 minutes
Comments Headed out for supper - CiCi's Pizza


Mid Event Survey

Mid-Event Survey
1) How are you doing? Sleepy? Are your eyes tired?


Ok, Sleepy, bothersome headache but we're heading out for dinner & a change of scenery



2) What have you finished reading?



Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner



3) What is your favorite read so far?





Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor  (so far the 1st & 2nd short story)



4) What about your favorite snacks?





Fudge & Cheddar Snack Mix so far
looking forward to the cheesecake dip and cream pineapple dip



5) Have you found any new blogs through the readathon? If so, give them some love! http://blogbysherryann.blogspot.com/


Hour 11 - 5 p.m.

Hour  11 5 p.m.
Time Began 5:25
Name of Book Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on  13 / Ended on 43
Minutes Read this hour 25
Total Pages 356
Total Minutes Read 370 minutes
Comments Finished the first short story in the book by Laurell K Hamilton and now on the 2nd story by Charlaine Harris

Andie

Hour 10 - 4 p.m.

Hour  10 4 p.m.
Time Began 4:22
Name of Book Bite by Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight and Vickie Taylor
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on  1 / Ended on 13
Minutes Read this hour 15
Total Pages 326
Total Minutes Read 345 minutes
Comments Started 2nd book - collection of short stories


Hour 9 - 3 p.m,

Hour  9 3 p.m.
Time Began 3:05
Name of Book Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on 336 / Ended on 375
Minutes Read this hour 45
Total Pages 313
Total Minutes Read 330 minutes
Comments Finished this book woohoo!

# of books read:                                                         1


Hour 8 - 2 p.m.

Hour  8 2 p.m.
Time Began 2:10
Name of Book Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on 280 / Ended on 336
Minutes Read this hour 50
Total Pages 274
Total Minutes Read 285 minutes
Comments 40 more pages and I'll be finished

Rollo 

Hour 7 - 1 p.m.

Hour  7 1 p.m.
Time Began 1:35
Name of Book Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on 262 / Ended on 280
Minutes Read this hour 20
Total Pages 218
Total Minutes Read 235 minutes
Comments Lunch time

Chicken & Cheddar sandwich

Hour 6 - 12 noon

Hour  6 12 p.m.
Time Began 12:10
Name of Book Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on 215 / Ended on 262
Minutes Read this hour 50
Total Pages 200
Total Minutes Read 215 minutes
Comments The story line in my book is going so much better than the beginning. 



Hour 5 - 11 a.m.

Hour  5 11 a.m.
Time Began 11:30
Name of Book Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
Pages Read this hour  Page Started on 192 / Ended on 215
Minutes Read this hour 25 minutes
Total Pages 153
Total Minutes Read 165 minutes
Comments Snacks are delicious!



Fudge & Cheddar Snax Mix 

Hour 4 - 10 a.m.

Hour  410 a.m.
Time Began10:15
Name of BookGood in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
Pages Read this hour Page Started on 152 / Ended on 192
Minutes Read this hour35
Total Pages130
Total Minutes Read140 minutes 
Comments




halfway point in my book




Nilla - Just resting





Hour 3 - 9 a.m.

Hour  39 a.m.
Time Began9:20
Name of BookGood in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
Pages Read this hour Page Started on 127 / Ended on 152
Minutes Read this hour30 minutes
Total Pages90
Total Minutes Read105 minutes (1 hr 45 minutes)
Comments


Finally getting somewhere in my book Yae!


My drink